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Daytrips, Confusions, General Travel Ramblings and a Pizza

Mondays often wreak havoc to compulsive museum-going trip planners. Everything I had identified as Top Priority in The Spreadsheet to visit in Madrid was closed on Mondays. 3,177 more words


Palma’s a tonic for any traveller. With an old-world charm, a laid-back island pace and three-hundred days of sun a year, it’ll refresh even the most frazzled of souls. 1,251 more words


No8Do, Sevilla

I fully recommend taking the train from Madrid to Sevilla. Super fast, free Wifi, a café full of snacks and treats, and time to sit back and relax as olive groves and sunflower fields zoom by. 1,536 more words

China invest millions in solar technology made in Spain by Abengoa

Abengoa drives huge investment in solar technology by spanish firm Abengoa 

When you’re a country of nearly 1400 million investment quality they are critical. China for its size and its pressing need to reduce pollution continues to expand its renewable energy market and Abengoa is on its radar priorities. 348 more words

Barcelona, The Vibrant City

If I had to describe Barcelona in one word it would be ‘vibrant.’ Barcelona is a city, not only of history, but of colors. It’s built on the ruins of the original Roman city and was home to gifted artists, including Gaudi and Picasso, who changed its landscape in interesting ways. 1,175 more words


Spain Becomes Top EU Migrant Destination; Italy Blamed for Deaths at Sea

Spain has overtaken Italy as the No. 1 destination for migrants crossing the Mediterranean to try to reach Europe.

The latest figures for the European Union’s border agency Frontex show the number of migrants reaching Spain jumped 166 percent from a year ago, to nearly 6,400 in June. 579 more words

Refugee Crisis

El Burgo de Osma to Soria

Driving on the N122 yet again (which at the moment is littered with road works as they attempt to turn it into a motorway) we arrive in Soria later that morning. 487 more words